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  1. Payouts not penalties for owners, kuk chief says

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... by Yuen Long rural leader Leung Fuk-yuen involving 4,700 square metres of park used for a private recreation facility. Leung, chairman of Shap Pat Heung rural committee, contends that he did ...

  2. ICAC sets talks for villagers' poll worries

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chloe Lai chloe.lai@scmp.com Independent Commission Against Corruption representatives will speak to Tsoi Yuen villagers as early as Friday about their election rights after several Heung ... for election. Tsoi Yuen residents resettled near a village belonging to the Pat Heung South constituency after the government bought and cleared out land in Shek Kong to build a railway depot. Pressure ...

  3. Demolition crew back at park

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Lands officers yesterday successfully entered a rural leader's recreational park in Yuen Long and tore down most of the remaining illegal structures ... to 'take landowners' feelings into account'. Leung, who is chairman of Shap Pat Heung Rural Committee and a Yuen Long district councillor, said he was willing to co-operate. But he ...

  4. Exco's Lau tells public to be fair

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... three houses in Yuen Long's Palm Springs through Carofaith Investment, a company in which he holds a 40 per cent stake. The omission contravenes Exco's rule that any change ... also in Yuen Long, in February. A profit of HK$800,000 was made after three of the units were sold in confirmor transactions- resales before a transaction is completed- in March and July. ...

  5. Doomed village filled with Mid-Autumn merriment

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... to leave but I have no choice,' Ip said. There is less than a month to go before government bulldozers arrive to clear land for the railway but the general mood in the Yuen Long village ... Festival. Most of the visitors were twenty-something activists involved in the January protests outside the Legislative Council to preserve Ip's home in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen against demolition ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    'Long Hair' laments failed poll strategies

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com 'Long Hair' laments failed strategies Mistakes in election strategy cost the major pan-democrat parties four directly elected seats, radical legislator and veteran activist "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung said yesterday. Leung, chairman of the League of Social Democrats (LSD), also apologised to nearly 88,000 voters who cast ballots ...

  7. Lam 'asking for fight on small houses'

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yuen-fat, a 76-year-old indigenous villager in Fuk Hing Tsuen, Yuen Long. 'But still, the government should not deprive us of this right.' Wong has six sons, all of them entitled to small ... Cheng Yuet-ngor of stirring up a hornets' nest. Shap Pat Heung Rural Committee chairman Leung Fuk-yuen said: 'Lam is asking for a fight. Our traditional right is protected by the Basic ...

  8. 'Blunder' admitted in dispute over zoo

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com A rural leader who ran a private zoo and park partly on government land in Yuen Long for 18 years may be taken to court. But Lands Department chief Annie Tam ... were told. The claim of illegal land use was denied by Leung Fuk-yuen, one of two directors of the recreational park. Leung, chairman of the Shap Pat Heung Rural Committee and a Yuen Long ...

  9. Quiet start to building crackdown

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hing Tsuen in Yuen Long was expected to be among the first to be inspected as it is the source of a high number of complaints, village representative Wong Lai-sum said. But residents did ... remain a burden for them. He said the government should also rehouse affected people. Yuen Long is the district where the government received the highest number of complaints about illegal ...

  10. Illegal building crackdown 'will not be derailed'

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for example, are seen as severe breaches that must be cleared immediately. Lesser breaches, such as glass enclosures that cover less than half the rooftop, will be tolerated for some years as long ... of legal challenges. Leung Fuk-yuen, chairman of the Shap Pat Heung Rural Committee and a vocal opponent of the crackdown, said the Heung Yee Kuk would plan more demonstrations. He maintained ...




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